Meet the band

Greeley Ford
Greeley Ford
bassist, vocals, bandleader
Originally from Asbury Park, NJ, Greeley graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NY and came to upstate New York in the early 70s, earning a BA in Speech Communications & Dramatic Arts from Utica College.
Larry Desiato
Larry Desiato
lead vocals, percussion
Larry is the next original founding member of Classified as well as the original drummer for the first five years of the band in it's infancy.
Joe Zarr
Joe Zarr
saxophone
Joe Zarr is the youngest member of Classified. He is a graduate of West Genesee High School and the Ithaca College School of Music with a BA in Music Education.
Dana Jerrard
Dana Jerrard
trombone, vocals
As a 30-year resident of Central NY Dana has been a trombone performer in a wide range of musical styles, in addition to being a Dixieland tuba player of note.
Carl Goodhines
Carl Goodhines
keyboards
Carl has played professionally since 1975. He has toured all over the country, including lengthy stints in Las Vegas. He has performed onstage in 46 states!
Bill Mirgo
Bill Mirgo
guitar
Bill is a self-taught musician, and has studied with the legendary guitarist Carmen Caramanica before continuing on to become a gifted guitar instructor himself, having taught hundreds of students over the past several years.
Maurice Putrello
Maurice Putrello
drums
Maurice Putrello has played drums since he three years old, and professionally since the age of eight.  His past experience as a performer includes working with bands such as Holidaye, United Artist group Sail, Target, Prime Time Band (SC), Deaz Guys, Permanent Tourists, and Soul Injection.

Upcoming Performances

    Jul
    20
    Sat
    2019
    Classified LIVE @ Turquoise Tiger
    Jul 20 @ 9:30 pm – Jul 21 @ 12:30 am
    Jul
    26
    Fri
    2019
    Town of Sherrill FIREWORKS @ Community Activity Center
    Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Aug
    2
    Fri
    2019
    PRIVATE Wedding @ Teugega Country Club
    Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Aug
    3
    Sat
    2019
    St. Louis Gonzaga Lebanese Festival @ Deerfield Fire House
    Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    St. Louis Gonzaga Lebanese Festival @ Deerfield Fire House

    Saint Louis Gonzaga welcomes you to the  annual Taste of Lebanon food and entertainment festival. Free parking and free admission. Enjoy authentic Lebanese cuisine and decedent Middle Eastern desserts.

    Aug
    6
    Tue
    2019
    Bikes at the Beach @ Sylvan Beach
    Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Bikes at the Beach @ Sylvan Beach

    Bikes At The Beach

    Sylvan Beach comes alive with the roar of engines every Tuesday night during the summer! Give your motorcycle some extra action, and bring it down to Main Street. Free parking for bikes on Main Street stretching from 15th Avenue down to the bridge. There’s no reason not to come. Gear yourself up; grab your leathers, rev up your engine, and hit the roads to Sylvan Beach! Meet your biker mates, share your riding stories and display your mean machines. Make others jealous of what you got!  A true revelry for the biker boys and girls, Bike night in Sylvan Beach is a popular event among the bike lovers! Live music, charity raffles, and lip-smacking foods from local restaurants and bars are an add-on of this gala bike event! Don’t have a bike or need repairs? Visit our sponsor – Harley Davidson of Utica for new or pre-owned Harleys, service & repair, or supplies. Find them online at hdutica.com or on Facebook.

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